Knowledge subverts love: in proportion as we penetrate our secrets, we come to loathe our kind, precisely because they resemble us.
A sudden silence in the middle of a conversation suddenly brings us back to essentials: it reveals how dearly we must pay for the invention of speech.
Cricket is the greatest game that the wit of man has yet devised.- Sir Pelham Warner
Advertising is selling Twinkies to adults.- Donald R. Vance
The struggle of the male to learn to listen to and respect his own intuitive, inner prompt...- Herb Goldberg
Each generation of the church in each setting has the responsibility of communicating the ...- Francis Schaeffer
Each had defended his own country; the Germans Germany, the Frenchmen France; they had don...- Ernst Toller
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|Birth:||8th April, 1911|
Emil Cioran was born in Rășinari, Sibiu County, Romania. He was a Romanian philosopher and writer, who published works in both Romanian and French. Cioran’s first book, the essays entitled "On the Heights of Despair", was published in 1934 in Romania it won the Prize of the Royal Academy for young writers. His first French book, A Short History of Decay, was awarded the prestigious Rivarol Prize in 1950. Successively, The Book of Delusions, The Transfiguration of Romania, and Tears and Saints, were also published in Romania. He studied literature and philosophy at the university of Bucharest.
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